Faculty of
Digital & Creative



  • Title: IT
  • Code: F61001
  • Level: Level 1
  • Length: 1 Year(s)
  • Term: Full Time
  • Faculty: Digital & Creative
  • First and Second Line Support
  • Network Support
  • PC Repair and Build
  • Web Design and Development
  • Games Design
  • App Development and Support
All full time courses for home students aged 16 – 18 years are free. For 19+ full time course fees please contact us on 0161 785 4000

Topics and modules:

  • Introduction to websites
  • How computers work
  • Employment skills in the IT industry
  • Introduction to computer networks
  • Multimedia/ animation skills
  • Introduction to computer games.

Students will use a mixture of software packages to help nurture their understanding of the work that goes on in the field of digital technologies including MS Office 2013, and Adobe Creative Suite.

Level 1 – 3 x GCSES at grades E or level 2/3 (including English and Maths)
  • Written reports and leaflets
  • Presentations
  • Video/ practical assessments. 
  • Hardware and technologies programme
  • Software development programme

This course will aim to give you a great introduction to digital technologies and the kind of career paths this vocational area can lead to. 

We have links with businesses in the region who welcome student collaborations, and work placements.

Study Programme

All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development

Visit: www.oldham.ac.uk or Call: 0161 785 4000